News



2005 SERIES CHAMPION – JASON FENSLER

As we continue our tribute to our former champions, we now reach one of the most dominant seasons in Spears Srl Southwest Tour Series history. In 2005, all the pieces of the puzzle came together for Jason Fensler, when he set the record for victories in a season with [...]

Tune in on April 1st…

Make sure to tune into this video on April 1st, from ALL AMERICAN SPEEDWAY - ROSEVILLE CA for last years "JM ENVIRONMENTAL, INC. 127 presented by 51 FIFTY LTM". No foolin'. It was a knock down drag out battle for the lead, first between Eric Schmidt and Linny White [...]

2004 SERIES CHAMPION – STEVE BELETTO

In our 20th season, we now continue with our tribute to our former champions, by looking back to the 2004 season. For the first time, in Spears Srl Southwest Tour Series (formerly the SRL Wild West Shootout) history, the schedule expanded beyond its base three tracks: Altamont Motorsports Park, [...]

2003 SERIES CHAMPION – Ron Strmiska, Jr.

The driver who has the distinction of winning the first Spears Srl Southwest Tour Series (formerly SRL Wild West Shootout) race, in the history of the series, is the same driver who scored the 2003 championship. That driver is a second-generation racer, whose son is still active in the [...]

2002 SERIES CHAMPION – JEFF ANTHONY

As we continue to celebrate the Spears Srl Southwest Tour Series 20th season, and the champions that help mold the series into what it is today, we now arrive at our second champion. In 2002 the late Jeff Anthony took home the championship by winning three events, all at [...]

SRL STATS

Click the link below for the 2019 SPEARS Southwest Tour Series statistics, along with the updated series’ historical statistics https://www.srlsouthwesttour.com/series-info/stats/

Best Finishing Percentage

Spears Srl Southwest Tour Series Stat of the Day. To finish first, first you must finish. One driver that hopes that rings true is Tyler Fabozzi. Fabozzi has the best finishing percentage of any driver that has competed in the series, with 10 or more starts. The 2019 Rookie-of-the-Year [...]

UPDATED STATEMENT REGARDING UPCOMING EVENTS

SPEARS Southwest Tour Series officials, together with our partner tracks are paying close attention to the ongoing COVID-19 health concerns.  All SPEARS Southwest Tour Series events are planned to go forward as scheduled, with the next event being at Irwindale Speedway on April 25th. As always, we will act in [...]

WINTER SHOWDOWN CANCELLED

    To the Teams and Fans of the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series and Spears Manufacturing Modified Series:   At this point, we would prefer to move forward with this weekend’s Winter Showdown and we want to bring some normalcy to what is currently going on.  But we have little or no control [...]

MOORE LOOKING FOR MORE

Veteran racer John Moore is headed back to Kern County Raceway, for the Winter Showdown on March 21st. Kern is one of John's best track in Spears Srl Southwest Tour Series competition, as he is working on a streak of five top-10's in a row, including a sixth in [...]

Welcome Back Chris Davidson

Welcome back Chris Davidson to the Spears Srl Southwest TourSeries, and the Sixth Annual Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway on March 21st. This will be Davidson's fifth trip to the event from his home in Friendswood, TX. Davidson finished 11th in the season opening All-Star Showdown at Irwindale [...]

“KISS”, Keep it Simple Stupid”

  2006 Spears Srl Southwest Tour Series Champion Eric Schmidt has entered the Sixth Annual Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway on March 21st. Schmidt is one of the most successful drivers in series history with five wins, 30 top-five and 46 top-10 finishes. His Showdown stats don’t bear that [...]

Winter Showdown Schedule

Thursday – March 19th (Optional Open Test Day) 12noon                                                Gates 2:00 - 7:00pm                                       Track is Hot for Practice - $300 per car (Call Ahead – 661-835-1264)   Friday, March 20th 12:00pm                                               Gates 3:00 – 4:00pm                                      Spears Manufacturing Modified Series Practice 4:00 – 4:45pm                                      SPEARS Southwest Tour Series Practice 4:45 – 5:15pm                                       Super Stocks Practice 5:15 [...]

LINNY WHITE LOOKS TO MAINTAIN KERN HOT STREAK AT WINTER SHOWDOWN

  Bakersfield, CA --Linny White will resume his chase for the Spears Srl Southwest Tour Series Championship, when the series rolls into Kern County Raceway for the Sixth Annual Winter Showdown on March 21st. White finished fifth, in the season opening "Sunrise Ford All-Star Showdown" at Irwindale Speedway, after leading 17 laps during the event. A brush with the [...]

Eddie Vecchiarelli Jr.

Eddie Vecchiarelli Jr. has submitted his entry for the 2020 Winter Showdownat Kern County Raceway on March 21st. The Brighton, CO, Spears Srl Southwest Tour Series Rookie-of-the-Year Contender will be making his first start in the series. Eddie has participated in several partial Super Late Model seasons at Colorado [...]

Start Number 95

Spears Srl Southwest Tour Series veteran Carlos E. Vieira is set to make his sixth appearance in the Winter Showdown, at Kern County Raceway on March 21st. For Vieira, it will make start number 95 in his SRL career. The Livingston, CA driver got his 2020 season off to [...]

Score to Settle with the Winter Showdown

Preston Peltier has a score to settle with the Winter Showdown and Kern County Raceway. The Brighton, CO driver has attended all five “Showdown” events, but has yet to take home the coveted trophy, and winner’s share of the booty. For the sixth annual affair, Peltier hopes the stars [...]

BEARDEN REPRESENTS TEXAS AT WINTER SHOWDOWN

Logan Bearden is set to make the return trip from Leander, TX to Bakersfield, CA for the Sixth Annual Winter Showdown on March 21st. Bearden is coming off a career best Spears Srl Southwest Tour Series finish at Irwindale Speedway, in the Sunrise Ford All-Star Showdown". Logan Bearden Racing [...]

“Returning to the SRL is awesome”

As the entries continue to come in for the Sixth Annual Winter Showdown a familiar name, to Bakersfield area fans, will make his fourth start in the event. One of Kern County Raceway’s most successful “Young Guns” is planning to make his first appearance at the facility in two [...]